Member Spotlight:


Barbara Palley Education Director Cool Culture

Barbara is currently the manager of education at Cool Culture, where she coordinates Literacy Through Culture, a multi-site museum and preschool partnership. She was formerly an in-house evaluator and visitor researcher at MoMA. She has a B.A. in Art History, University of Virginia and an Ed.M., Arts in Education, Harvard University.


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